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High seas cocaine bust accused refused bail

The two men, who the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard intercepted in a boat at sea allegedly with a quantity of cocaine, were Thursday remanded to prison after they were arraigned on a narcotics trafficking charge. John Da Silva, 45, and 34-year old Kevin Fitzroy were arraigned on a joint charge of being in possession of 95.5 kilogrammes of ...

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Medicare Pharmacy staff charged with embezzling GYD$1.2 million

Three employees of Medicare Pharmacy were Thursday morning arraigned on a charge of misappropriating funds and they were granted a total of  GYD$450,000 bail. Appearing before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court were 23-year old Watmattie Ramnarine, 43-year old Zalena Khan and 23-year old Salena Khan. The prosecution alleges that between September, 6,2016 and June 2,2017, while being ...

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Footballer charged with attempted murder

A Guyhoc Park resident was  Wednesday placed on bail when he appeared before chief magistrate Ann McLennan charged with the attempt murder of another man with whom he was playing football. Kurt Joseph was not required to plea to the charge which alleged that on June 18, 2017 at TucVille, Georgetown he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Tavell Blackman with the ...

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Driver in deadly Lilendaal accident on bail

Twenty-seven year old Tecona Welcome of 39 Austin Street, Campbellville made another appearance in the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court , this time charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Welcome appeared before Magistrate Alisha George who read the indictable charge that on June 24, 2017 at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara she drove motor car PSS 7195 in a dangerous manner causing ...

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City resident on armed robbery, ganja trafficking charges

A city resident , who allegedly robbed a man of raw gold and cash, was Wednesday remanded to jail pending his trial. Twenty-seven year old Akeem Rajkumar of 63 Leopold Street, Georgetown was also accused of being in possession of  50 grammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. Rajkumar is accused of using a gun to rob Dexter France ...

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Policeman charged with sexual offence allegedly committed at TSU

A Guyana Police Force sergeant was Friday arraigned for sexually penetrating another policeman more than six years ago. City Magistrate, Leron Daly granted Sergeant Dexter Clementson GYD$70,000 bail and ordered him to return to court on July 24, 2017. The charge reads that on March 3, 2011 at the Tactical Services Unit (TSU), he engaged in sexual penetration of the ...

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Father of two fined, jailed for ganja possession

A 25-year old man, who is the father of two, was Wednesday morning sentenced to three years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge. Carlsdale Aaron of 180 Norton Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court where the charge stated that on June 26, 2017 in Georgetown, he had ...

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Ansa McAl salesman on GYD$22 million fraud charge

An Ansa McAl salesman was Monday arraigned on four charges of embezzling a total of GYD$22 million. Thirty-two year old Apollos Manoharlall of 299 Fourth Street Alexander pleaded not guilty after the charges were read to him by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. He was a salesman in the construction department of Ansa Mc Al. Manoharlall was granted GYD$400,000 bail ...

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Woman, who stole her employer’s money because salary was insufficient, jailed

A woman was Monday jailed for 36 months after pleading guilty to an embezzlement charge because her salary during the probationary period was insufficient. Twenty-eight year old Ronella Tashanna Junor stood before City Magistrate Judy Latchman where the charge of embezzlement was read to her. Junor accepted the charge read to her which stated that between March on and June ...

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